Peer-Reviewed Manuscripts
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Articles are listed in order of acceptance.

  1. Cohen, S. C. L., Harvey, D. J., Shields, R. H., Shields, G. S., Rashedi, R. N., Tancredi, D. J., Angkustsiri, K., Hansen, R. L., Schweitzer, J. B. (in press). The effects of yoga on attention, impulsivity and hyperactivity in pre-school age children with ADHD symptoms. Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics.
    2016 Impact Factor: 2.393
  2. Yang, Y., Shields, G. S., Guo, C., & Liu, Y. (2018). Executive function performance in obesity and overweight individuals: A meta-analysis. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 84, 225-244.
    2016 Impact Factor: 8.299
  3. Shields, G. S., & Yonelinas, A. P. (2018). Balancing inclusivity and precision in meta-analyses: A response to Roos and Colleagues (2017). Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 84, 193-197.
    2016 Impact Factor: 8.299
  4. Shields, G. S. (2017). Response: Commentary: The effects of acute stress on core executive functions: A meta-analysis and comparison with cortisol. Frontiers in Psychology, 8:2090.
    2016 Impact Factor: 2.323
  5. Shields, G. S., Doty, D., Shields, R. H., Gower, G., Slavich, G. M., & Yonelinas, A. P. (2017). Recent life stress exposure is associated with poorer long-term memory, working memory, and self-reported memory. Stress, 20, 598-607.
    2016 Impact Factor: 2.590
  6. Slavich, G. M., & Shields, G. S. (2018). Assessing lifetime stress exposure using the Stress and Adversity Inventory for Adults (Adult STRAIN): An overview and initial validation. Psychosomatic Medicine, 80, 17-27.
    2016 Impact Factor: 3.863
  7. Shields, G. S., & Slavich, G. M. (2017). Lifetime stress exposure and health: A review of contemporary assessment methods and biological mechanisms. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 11(8), e12335.
    2016 Impact Factor: 2.282
  8. Goldfarb, E. V., Shields, G. S., Daw, N. D., Slavich, G. M., & Phelps, E. A. (2017). Low lifetime stress exposure is associated with reduced stimulus-response memory. Learning and Memory, 24, 162-168.
    2016 Impact Factor: 2.894
  9. Shields, G. S., Sazma, M., McCullough, A. C., & Yonelinas, A. P. (2017). The effects of stress on memory: A meta-analysis and integrative review. Psychological Bulletin, 143, 636-675.
    2016 Impact Factor: 16.793
  10. Shields, G. S., Moons, W. G., & Slavich, G. M. (2017). Inflammation, self-regulation, and health: An immunologic model of self-regulatory failure. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 12, 588-612.
    2016 Impact Factor: 7.359
  11. Shields, G. S., Moons, W. G., & Slavich, G. M. (2017). Better executive function under stress mitigates the effects of recent life stress exposure on health in young adults. Stress, 20, 75-85.
    2016 Impact Factor: 2.590
  12. Shields, G. S., Toussaint, L. L., & Slavich, G. M. (2016). Stress-related changes in personality: A longitudinal study of perceived stress and trait pessimism. Journal of Research in Personality, 64, 61-68.
    2016 Impact Factor: 2.251
  13. Shields, G. S., Sazma, M. A., & Yonelinas, A. P. (2016). The effects of acute stress on core executive functions: A meta-analysis and comparison with cortisolNeuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 68, 651-668.
    2015 Impact Factor: 8.580
    Supplementary Material
  14. Yang, Y., Cao, S., Shields, G. S., Teng, Z., & Liu, Y. (2016). The relationships between rumination and core executive functions: A meta-analysisDepression and Anxiety, 34, 37-50.
    2015 Impact Factor: 5.004
  15. Shields, G. S., Trainor, B. C., Lam, J. C. W., & Yonelinas, A. P. (2016). Acute stress impairs cognitive flexibility in men, not women. Stress, 19, 542-546.
    2015 Impact Factor: 2.383
  16. Toussaint, L. L., Shields, G. S., & Slavich, G. M. (2016). Forgiveness, stress, and health: A five-week dynamic parallel process study. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 50, 727–735.
    2015 Impact Factor: 4.195
  17. Shields, G. S., Lam, J. C. W., Trainor, B. C., & Yonelinas, A. P. (2016). Acute stress enhances decision-making competence: Evidence for the role of DHEA. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 67, 51-60.
    2015 Impact Factor: 4.704
  18. Shields, G. S., Moons, W. G., Tewell, C. A., & Yonelinas, A. P. (2016). The effect of negative affect on cognition: Anxiety, not anger, impairs executive function. Emotion, 16, 792-797.
    2015 Impact Factor: 3.082
  19. Shields, G. S., Kuchenbecker, S. Y., Pressman, S. D., Sumida, K. D., & Slavich, G. M. (2016). Better cognitive control of emotional information is associated with reduced pro-inflammatory cytokine reactivity to emotional stress. Stress, 19, 63-68.
    2015 Impact Factor: 2.383
  20. Shields, G. S., & Moons, W. G. (2016). Avoidance-related EEG asymmetry predicts circulating interleukin-6. Emotion, 16, 150-154.
    2015 Impact Factor: 3.082
  21. Shields, G. S., Bonner, J. C., & Moons, W. G. (2015). Does cortisol influence core executive functions? A meta-analysis of acute cortisol administration effects on working memory, inhibition, and set-shifting. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 58, 91-103.
    2014 Impact Factor: 4.944
    Supplementary Material
  22. Moons, W. G., & Shields, G. S. (2015). Anxiety, not anger, induces inflammatory activity: An avoidance/approach model of immune system activation. Emotion, 15, 463-476.
    2014 Impact Factor: 3.383
  23. Toussaint, L. L., Shields, G. S., Dorn, G., & Slavich, G. M. (2016). Effects of lifetime stress exposure on mental and physical health in young adulthood: How stress degrades and forgiveness protects health. Journal of Health Psychology, 21, 1004-1014.
    2015 Impact Factor: 2.010
  24. Shields, G. S. (2014). Neuroscience and conscious causation: Has neuroscience shown that we cannot control our own actions?1 Review of Philosophy and Psychology, 5, 565-582.
    2013 Impact Factor: 1.366 (unofficial)
  25. Shields, G. S. (2014). Psychosis as a mechanism for coping with existential distress.1 Existential Analysis, 25(1), 142-158.
    2013 Impact Factor: 0.940 (unofficial)
  26. Shields, G. S. (2012). The aberrant contribution of the mirror neuron system in autism spectrum disorder.1 IMPULSE: The Premier Undergraduate Neuroscience Journal, 10, 2:1.
    2011 Impact Factor: 0.375 (unofficial)

1 Paper written as an undergraduate while at Simpson University.

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